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Students Install Hammocks Around Campus

Eight students installed the first of three hammocks that are part of a class assignment to “do something good” on the Southwest lawn on Dec. 2. The group of students are installing the hammocks as part of a project in McDonough School of Business professor Jason Brennan’s class Moral Foundations[Read More…]

by December 14, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Senate Elections See Improved Turnout

428 students, or 5.63 percent of the student body, voted in the Georgetown University Student Association senate elections Thursday, an increase from last year’s special election’s 294 student turnout. Habon Ali (SFS ’18) won the At-Large seat, Musa Bassey (COL ’18) won the Southwest Quad seat, Andrew Granville (MSB ’17)[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The blocked Reiss Pathway was one of many consequences of campus construction.

Before 2018 Plan, Construction Crowds Campus

Drilling and hammering sounds became background noise to students this past academic year. Multiple construction projects — many still in progress — yielded the opening of new buildings and the closing of familiar spots on campus, much to the dismay of students who claimed that the planning of these projects[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 1 comment Year in Review 2014-2015

Water Outage Hits Campus

Students living in Village A, Village C East, Village C West, New South, Kennedy, Reynolds and McCarthy Halls will be without access to water tonight because of a planned water outage beginning at 10 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. on Wednesday. The outage, which will stop all water flow[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Initial construction has begun on a beach volleyball court in the Southwest Quad.

Construction Begins on Southwest Quad Beach Volleyball Court

Construction on the sand volleyball court in the Southwest Quad began last week, and is slated for completion in early December. The project was announced earlier this month as part of an initiative led by the Campus Life Working Group to create new recreation opportunities in underutilized spaces. The $86,000[Read More…]

by November 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
Mayday on McCarthy Six

Mayday on McCarthy Six

The Office of Residential Living is responsible for ensuring student safety, health and well-being. Although these three words are subject to different interpretations, Residential Living proudly claims on its website that the organization’s mission is “to help students create homes away from homes and become part of their community here[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Southwest Quad Fire Alarm Malfunction Resolved

The fire watch in Southwest Quad was lifted Monday at 6 p.m., and fire alarms were restored to full working order after weeks of troubleshooting and repairs. Prior to the fire watch, the Southwest Quad experienced an epidemic of false alarms, often at early hours of the morning. “We feel[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Facilities Shuts Down Flawed SWQ Alarms

Facilities Shuts Down Flawed SWQ Alarms

The Southwest Quad has been experiencing major technical difficulties with its fire alarm system, with nine alarms going off between Sep. 25 and Oct. 11. Although the specific cause for the malfunction is still unclear, the Office of Facilities has narrowed the problem down to low water pressure in the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Small Fire Forces Southwest Quad Evacuation

Small Fire Forces Southwest Quad Evacuation

A small fire originating in the overhead light in room 604 of Kennedy Hall caused the evacuation of the entire Southwest Quad late Sunday evening. Residents of McCarthy, Kennedy and Reynolds Halls waited on MultiSport Facility for about 30 minutes before the Department of Public Safety gave the “all clear” signal. While[Read More…]

by December 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Burglary Reported in Kennedy Hall

A student in Kennedy Hall found an unknown person in their room this morning, according to a Department of Public Safety alert. At 5:30 a.m., the victim woke up and saw the unidentified person, who has been described as a male, and chased him out of the room. A wallet[Read More…]

by December 8, 2012 0 comments Campus News